London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

The London Gatwick is one of 51 airports with scheduled flights in the United Kingdom. Related to the annual number of checked-in passengers it is worldwide at No. 12 and nationwide at No. 1. The next passenger airport by size in the United Kingdom is Manchester Airport.

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Facts about London Gatwick Airport

Timezone:Greenwich Mean Time (UTC +0)


Passengers:47 m p.a. (2019)
Cargo:107,720 t p.a. (2019)
Movements:240,500 p.a. (2019)
Nonstop destinations:165
Longest runway:10,364 ft (3,158.9 m)


Longitude:0.19028 W
Latitude:51.14810 N
Height:202 ft (61.6 m)

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